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This Guy Calls Himself The Most Famous Artist And We Spent Two Days With Him

Can you hack social media to break into the art world?

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We spent a couple days following The Most Famous Artist Around

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He's a 30 year-old artist, using social media and technology to try to make a name for himself in the art world. To become the most famous artist.

Instagram: @themostfamousartist

A lot of his work looks like this, repurposing old art he finds at flea markets and estate sales...

Instagram: @themostfamousartist

Or like this, conceptual ideas crafted relatively easily.

Instagram: @themostfamousartist

He can sell many of these paintings-on-paintings on Instagram for around $1000.

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Though his more complex work will sell for much higher than that.

Instagram: @themostfamousartist

Everything he does is geared towards being shared on social media. We filmed him putting this mural up which he made because thought people would share it online.

Instagram: @themostfamousartist

He claims this mural he made in Venice, Ca, last year, was the most instagrammed mural of all-time.

Instagram: @sophiewillocq

Doing a cursory search on instagram for last year, it certainly does come up.

Whether you're a fan of his work or not, his approach certainly seems very suited to the current moment in the internet.

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And maybe he has a shot at becoming who he wants to be.

Instagram: @themostfamousartist